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    2020 Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Verna - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 02 Sep 2020

    Which car is better: Kia Seltos or Hyundai Verna? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Kia Seltos vs Hyundai Verna

    Seltos 2020 vs Verna 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    SELTOS VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹9.89

    S

    ₹9.31

    HTK

    ₹10.29

    SX

    ₹10.70

    HTK+

    ₹11.49

    SX(O)

    ₹12.60

    HTX

    ₹13.09

       

    GTK

    ₹13.79

       

    GTX

    ₹15.29

       

    GTX+

    ₹16.29

       


    Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 9.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 16.29 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Hyundai Verna petrol manual prices start from Rs. 9.31 lakh and go up to Rs. 12.60 lakh.
     

    SELTOS VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTX

    ₹14.09

    SX

    ₹11.95

    GTX

    ₹16.29

    SX(O)

    ₹13.85

    GTX+

    ₹17.29

    SX(O) Turbo

    ₹13.99


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 14.09 lakh. Kia Seltos automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Verna starts at Rs. 11.95 lakh. Hyundai Verna automatic is Rs. 1.25 lakh more expensive than manual.

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    SELTOS VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL MANUAL

    Kia Seltos

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTE

    ₹10.34

    S+

    ₹10.66

    HTK

    ₹11.54

    SX

    ₹12.05

    HTK+

    ₹12.54

    SX(O)

    ₹13.95

    HTX

    ₹14.14

       

    HTX+

    ₹15.34

       


    Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 10.34 lakh and go up to Rs. 15.34 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Hyundai Verna diesel manual prices start from Rs. 10.66 lakh and go up to Rs. 13.95 lakh.

    SELTOS VS VERNA | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    DIESEL AUTOMATIC

    Kia Seltos

    Hyundai Verna

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    HTK+

    ₹13.54

    SX

    ₹13.20

    HTX+

    ₹16.34

    SX(O)

    ₹15.10

    GTX+

    ₹17.34

       


    For the diesel automatic powertrain, Kia Seltos prices start from Rs. 13.54 lakh. Kia Seltos automatic is Rs. 1.0 lakh more expensive than the manual. Hyundai Verna starts at Rs. 13.20 lakh. Hyundai Verna automatic is Rs. 1.15 lakh more expensive than manual.

    Seltos 2020 vs Verna 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Kia Seltos is 4315mm long, 1800mm wide and 1645mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2610mm. The Kia Seltos has a boot space of 433 litres. The Hyundai Verna measures 4440mm in length, 1729mm in width and 1475mm in height. The wheelbase of Hyundai Verna is 2600mm and it has a boot space of 465 litres.

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    SELTOS VS VERNA | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Kia Seltos

    Difference

    Hyundai Verna

    Length (mm)

    4315

    125

    4440

    Width (mm)

    1800

    71

    1729

    Height (mm)

    1645

    170

    1475

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2610

    10

    2600

    Boot Space (litre)

    433

    32

    465

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    190

    25

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    5

    45

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    205/65 R16

    -

    185/65 R15

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R17

    -

    195/55 R16


    Dimension Review

    • The Verna is longer than the Seltos by 125mm.
    • The Seltos is wider than the Verna by 71mm.
    • The Seltos is taller than the Verna by 170mm.
    • The Seltos has a longer wheelbase than the Verna; by 10mm.
    • The Verna has 32 litres more boot space than the Seltos.
    • The Seltos has 25mm more ground clearance than the Verna.
    • The Seltos is bigger than the Verna and will offer a stronger road presence. 

    Seltos 2020 vs Verna 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    SELTOS VS VERNA | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Hyundai Verna

    Engine

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.4 L Turbo Petrol

    1.5 L Petrol

    1.0 L Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1497 cc

    1353 cc

    1497 cc

    998 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    140PS @ 6000rpm

    115PS @ 6300rpm

    120PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    242Nm @ 1500 - 3200rpm

    144Nm @ 4500rpm

    172Nm @ 1500 - 4000rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    6-speed

    -

    Manual FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.1kmpl

    17.7kmpl

    -

    Automatic Transmission

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    CVT

    7-speed DCT

    Automatic FE

    16.8kmpl

    16.2kmpl

    18.45kmpl

    19.2kmpl


    Seltos Petrol vs Verna Petrol

    Kia Seltos 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Kia Seltos petrol manual has a mileage of 16.8kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 16.8kmpl.

    The Seltos also gets a 1.4L, 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which makes 140PS of maximum power and 242Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Kia Seltos turbo petrol manual has a mileage of 16.1kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 16.2kmpl.

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    Hyundai Verna 1.5 L, 4-cylinder petrol engine makes 115PS of maximum power and 144Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Verna petrol manual has a mileage of 17.7kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 18.45kmpl.

    The Verna also gets a 1.0L, 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine, which makes 120PS of maximum power and 172Nm of peak torque. It is only available with a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel-efficiency of 19.2kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • For the normal petrol engine, the Seltos and the Verna have identical power and torque output.
    • For the turbo petrol engine, the Seltos has better power and torque output than the Verna.
    • Verna petrol is more fuel-efficient than Seltos across the board.
    • For the normal petrol engine, the Verna’s better torque-to-weight ratio and will offer better performance than the Seltos.
    • For the turbo petrol engine, the Seltos’ larger engine helps it deliver better torque-to-weight ratio and drivability.

    SELTOS VS VERNA | ENGINE COMPARISON

    DIESEL ENGINE

     

    Kia Seltos

    Hyundai Verna

    Engine

    1.5 L Diesel

    1.5 L Diesel

    Displacement

    1493 cc

    1493 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    Maximum Power

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    115PS @ 4000rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    250Nm @ 1500 - 2750rpm

    Manual Transmission

    6-speed

    6-speed

    Manual FE

    20.8kmpl

    25kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    6-speed torque converter

    6-speed torque converter

    Automatic FE

    17.8kmpl

    21.3kmpl


    Seltos Diesel vs Verna Diesel

    Kia Seltos gets a 1.5, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 115PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Kia Seltos petrol manual has a mileage of 20.8kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 17.8kmpl.

    Hyundai Verna gets a 1.5 L, 4-cylinder diesel engine makes 115PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter type automatic transmission. The Hyundai Verna diesel manual has a mileage of 25kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 21.3kmpl.

    Diesel Engine Review

    • The Seltos and the Verna have identical power output.
    • The Seltos and the Verna have identical torque output.
    • The Verna 1.5 l diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Seltos manual.
    • The Verna diesel has a better torque-to-weight ratio than the Seltos and will offer better drivability than the Seltos diesel.

    Seltos 2020 vs Verna 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of Seltos 2020 are:

    • LED headlamp & LED DRL w/ LED light bar
    • Electric sunroof
    • Auto-dimming IRVM
    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • 10.25-inch touchscreen w/ navigation, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Automatic headlamps
    • Ambient mood lighting
    • Cruise control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC w/ rear vents
    • Rear door sunshade curtain

    Notable top features of Verna 2020 are:

    • LED headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Electric sunroof
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Side & curtain airbags
    • Automatic headlamps
    • Auto-dimming IRVM
    • Cruise control
    • Smart key w/ push start/stop button
    • Auto AC
    • Wireless phone charger
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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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